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French General Strike; One Year of the Yellow Vests in France

Cole Stangler; Richard Greeman The Guardian
French workers cherish their welfare state. That’s why they’re striking. Macron’s proposed retirement reforms are latest attempt to erode the safety net. The people are fighting back. First anniversary of Yellow Vest uprising marks an historic moment

How Workers Can Demand Climate Justice

Todd E. Vachon, Gerry Hudson, Judith LeBlanc & Saket Soni The American Prospect
Workers, people of color, Native peoples, and the poor have borne and will continue to bear the brunt of this crisis if we don’t find the means to avert it. We must forge alliances that can fight for climate justice, a sustainable, resilient future.

Unchecked Corporate Power

Economic Policy Institute
Forced arbitration, the enforcement crisis, and how workers are fighting back

Global Left Midweek - May 29 2019

Portside
Post-Election Pandemonium! EU, India, South Africa, Israel, Iraq - and national strike in Sudan, suppression of Marxists in China, climate kids call on adults, Yellow Vests' inside baseball, and the workers of the world!
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